When assistant math professor Melanie Matchett Wood was in seventh grade, she was surprised to win a citywide math competition in her native Indianapolis. Then she won a state competition, and in eighth grade placed tenth in the country.
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PhD students, pursuing their degrees in plant and animal breeding, are discovering new ways to feed a hungry world and produce sustainable energy. Monsanto, a leader in seed production, established a $1 million fund to encourage new professionals in plant breeding.
The College of Letters & Science is the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We enroll more than half of all students at UW-Madison and teach the core requirements in science, math, languages, and literature required for every undergraduate at the university. L&S scholars generate more than $125 million in research grant awards. Sixteen of… Read more »
At the Center for Healthy Minds at UW-Madison’s Waisman Center, neuroscience pioneer Richard Davidson and his colleagues believe healthy qualities can help children and adults learn to be happier.
The Letters & Science Honors Program has many tales of high student achievement. Daniel Lecoanet could be its poster child.